2019-2020 Catalog

Publication date June 2019

German Studies Education Minor (Early Adolescence-Adolescence Certification)

(Teacher certification programs: early adolescence-adolescence; admission to EA-A (STEP) is required)

24 credits

Bridge course:
GER 300Advanced German3
300 level coursework
Language:
Select two of the following:6
German Conversation and Composition
German Grammar and Composition
German Conversation and Phonetics
Culture/civilization:
GER 320German Civilization: 1870-Reunification3
or GER 321 German Civilization: 1989-Present
Literature:
GER 301An Introduction to German Literature3
Electives:
Select one German elective at the 300/400 level. Electives may be taken abroad. 13
Language education:
GCL 310Theories and Research in Second Language Acquisition3
GCL 400Teaching World Languages: Methods and Approaches3
Total Credits24
Study abroad requirement:
  1. All students should consult with their advisor in German regarding specific requirements for study abroad.
  2. All German studies education minors are required to complete an approved foreign language immersion experience of at least 14 weeks (one semester).
  3. All German studies education EA-A minors are required to complete GER 300 before studying abroad.
Language proficiency for student teaching requirements:

Prior to student teaching, teacher candidates are required to

  1. Demonstrate proficiency with an "Intermediate High" rating on the American Council Teaching of Foreign Languages Oral Proficiency test in German (ACTFL-OPIc) and
  2. Demonstrate proficiency with an "Intermediate High" rating on the American Council Teaching of Foreign Languages Written Proficiency test in German (ACTFL-WPT internet).
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